The table below looks at the statistics for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Objective-C
Rank 69 76 64
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.39% 0.20% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.19% 0.70% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£380 - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -9.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
336 287 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.91% 28.11% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 161 107
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 18
Average hourly rate £55.65 £13.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+312.22% -28.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Objective-C Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Objective-C
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Objective-C across the Reading region.

Objective-C Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Objective-C
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Objective-C across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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Top 15 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Objective-C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Objective-C.

1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (75.00%) iPhone
3 2 (50.00%) Core Animation
3 2 (50.00%) Cocoa
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile Development
3 2 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 2 (50.00%) Animation
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) iOS SDK
4 1 (25.00%) UIKit
4 1 (25.00%) Xcode
4 1 (25.00%) Publishing
4 1 (25.00%) iPhone SDK
4 1 (25.00%) Apple

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Objective-C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Objective-C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) iPhone Developer
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Cocoa
1 2 (50.00%) Core Animation
1 2 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (25.00%) UIKit
2 1 (25.00%) iPhone SDK
2 1 (25.00%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) iPhone
2 2 (50.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apple